Mindful Chef

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

London, United Kingdom

Certified Since

September 2018

Industry

Food products

Sector

Wholesale/Retail

Operates In

United Kingdom

Mindful Chef is the UK’s number one recipe box company on a mission to make healthy eating easy with their delicious recipes, healthy frozen meals, smoothies and broths. Set up in 2015 by three friends, Giles, Myles and Rob, Mindful Chef helps us eat healthier food - and helps the community and our planet, too. As well as becoming Carbon Neutral in 2019, they’re on a journey to Net-Zero. The boxes offer zero food waste, plus they’re removing virgin plastics - and getting everything else widely recycled from the kerbside. When it comes to food, healthy eating isn’t salad on repeat. These fresh recipe boxes are full of quality ingredients, as they support award-winning British farms, and only use 100% British meat, including beef from grass-fed native breeds, free-range chicken, and sustainably sourced fish. Available for 1-2 people and families, 40 recipes are available each week, including 15 vegan choices (and 2 approved by British Heart Foundation dietitians!). Every ingredient comes pre-portioned, meals are ready in as little as 10 minutes, and it’s all easy - including their flexible subscription. For every meal you enjoy, Mindful Chef donates a school meal to a child living in poverty through charity partner One Feeds Two. That’s 10 million meals, and counting!

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Mindful Chef earned an overall score of 107.3. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
107.3
107.3 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 16.1

The Governance Impact Area evaluates a company's overall mission, engagement around its social and environmental impact, ethics, and transparency. This section also evaluates the ability of a company to protect their mission and formally consider stakeholders in decision making through their corporate structure (e.g. benefit corporation) or corporate governing documents.

Mission & Engagement3.3
Ethics & Transparency5.3
+ Mission Locked7.5

What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.


Workers 28.9

The Workers Impact Area evaluates a company's contributions to its employees' financial security, health and safety, wellness, career development, as well as overall engagement and satisfaction. In addition, this section recognizes business models designed to benefit workers, such as companies that are at least 40% owned by non-executive employees and those that have workforce development programs to support individuals with barriers to employment.

Financial Security6.9
Health, Wellness, & Safety9.0
Career Development3.8
Engagement & Satisfaction6.6

Community 24.4

The Community Impact Area evaluates a company's engagement with and impact on the communities in which it operates, hires from, and sources from. Topics include diversity, equity, and inclusion; economic impact; civic engagement; charitable giving; and supply chain management. In addition, this section recognizes business models that are designed to address specific community-oriented problems, such as poverty alleviation through fair trade sourcing or distribution via microenterprises, producer cooperative models, locally focused economic development, and formal charitable giving commitments.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion5.7
Economic Impact4.5
Civic Engagement & Giving4.2
Supply Chain Management9.8

Environment 33.9

The Environment Impact Area evaluates a company's overall environmental management practices as well as its impact on the air, climate, water, land, and biodiversity. This includes the direct impact of a company's operations and, when applicable, its supply chain and distribution channels. This section also recognizes companies with environmentally innovative production processes and those that sell products or services that have a positive environmental impact. Some examples might include products and services that create renewable energy, reduce consumption or waste, conserve land or wildlife, provide less toxic alternatives to the market, or educate people about environmental problems.

Environmental Management7.8
Air & Climate9.5
Water1.6
Land & Life6.7
+ Resource Conservation3.8
+ Land/wildlife Conservation3.9
+ Toxin Reduction / Remediation0.4

What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.


Customers 3.8

The Customers Impact Area evaluates a company's stewardship of its customers through the quality of its products and services, ethical marketing, data privacy and security, and feedback channels. In addition, this section recognizes products or services that are designed to address a particular social problem for or through its customers, such as health or educational products, arts and media products, serving underserved customers or clients, and services that improve the social impact of other businesses or organizations.

Customer Stewardship3.8


Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2022 Overall B Impact Score107.3
2018 Overall B Impact Score80.5

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